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    August 9, 2013
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right, a cregood name. are the cows currently producing milk? >> no. >> when do they start doing that? >> well, they are boys so we -- >> okay. >> we raised them for the fair -- >> this is "the fox report." tonight a huge break in the manhunt for a murder and kidnapping suspect and his alleged teenage captive. a horseback rider with a spotting. even police say they found the car and called in the bomb squad. plus, a policy shift at the white house. president obama and the spying scandal. >> please have a seat. >> president obama answering questions on a wide range of topics, on the nsa surveillance. >> america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> and some changes ahead. >> i will work with congress to pursue appropriate reforms. >> on our relationship with russia.
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>> i don't have a bad personal relationship with putin. >> on ed snowden himself. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> and on obama care. >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> tonight, q&a at the white house. and we'll get to that. but first from fox this friday night, a teenage girl at the center of a kidnap case is alive and in good health. that's the word from somebody who reported seeing her with the suspected kidnapper. investigators have also now found his suspect's car. and they say there is no evidence that the suspect is holding her against her will. the girl's name is hannah anderson. she's 16. investigators say 40-year-old james dimaggio kidnapped her after a fire at his house east of san diego over the weekend. inside that home, searchers found the body of hannah anderson's mother and that of a small child believed to be hannah's brother. no sign of hannah until today.
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just hours ago we learned that a man riding horseback reported seeing a couple matching theof suspect. apparently it happened back on wednesday. the rider reports he even had a conversation with them, but we don't know what they said, and he said they did not know who they were until they got back and saw news reports about the kidnapping so he told investigators that he spotted the couple hiking in the mountains about 70 miles north and east of boise, idaho. >> it is a wilderness area and extremely difficult terrain to navigate. >> so investigators say they found the suspect's car hidden in the area. the license plates were gone. there were concerns that the suspect might have boobytraped the car with explosives so the sheriff says the bomb squad was going to go over to make sure it was safe which brings us to will carr with the latest. >> reporter: a manhunt in six states, and now it's zoned into this isolated very mountainous part of idaho, so let's rewind
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to wednesday. that's when the horseback rider spotted james dimaggio and hannah anderson in an area called frank church river of no return wilderness, six miles outside of cascade, idaho. the witness said they had a tent and had evidently been camping out. >> they did seem to think the two of them were out of place in that area with the light camping equipment they had. >> reporter: at the time the witness didn't realize there was a manhunt going on for dimaggio. think about it. he didn't have television, didn't have a radio, but when he got home that night he turned on the tell advice and thought, wow, i know exactly when i ran into, so he called police immediately. police believe dimaggio has been planning this for a while and swarmed the area and even though it's very rugged terrain they are confident they will catch up with the two and are hoping for a safe ending. >> investigators referred to a possible motive in this case. they say that suspect, james
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dimaggio, had what they call an unusual infatuation with hannah anderson. that lines up with what one of hannah's friends reportedly said and heard from the suspect about how he told hannah that he'd date her if she were his age, but hannah's father says he never saw any strange behavior at all and if he had, quote, we would have quashed that relationship in an instant. president obama says he is comfortable that the government is not abusing national security agency surveillance programs, but he says he wants americans to believe it, too. so he says he's taking new steps to reform those programs and increase transparency. president obama announced those steps at his first solo news conference since april and said again the feds are not listening to our phone calls or reading our e-mails, but the president also said he understands why we might not believe that. here's how he put it. >> if i tell michelle that i did the dishes, now granted in the white house i don't do the
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dishes that much, but back in the day, and she's a little skeptical, well, i'd like her to trust me, but maybe i need to bring her back and show her the dishes and not just have her take my word for it. >> a spokesman for the house speaker john boehner says transparentsy is important, but we expect the white house to insist that no reform will compromise the operational integrity of the program. our priority, he goes on to say, should continue to be saving american lives, not saving face. ed henry is live at the white house. he was at the news conference today. ed? >> reporter: shep, good to see you, the president says some of the reforms will include the nsa hiring a civil liberties officer, some reforms to that surveillance court that oversees this program to make sure there's some privacy concerns that are dealt with. you see speaker boehner, other republicans saying, wait a second, don't go too far with these reforms. these are important programs that protect the nation, but the bottom line is there may be a clash over that in the days
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ahead and also a clash over health care reform. i asked the president about implementing his law. he's delayed implementation of the employer mandate. that's raised questions about whether this law is actually going to be able to stand up. the president basically foird back by saying he thinks the republicans have come up with what he calls the holy grail, which is blocking this reform law from actually being implemented. take a listen. >> the notion is simply is that those 30 million people or 1950 million people benefiting from the other aspects of affordable care would be better off without it. that's their assertion, not backed by fact, not backed by any evidence. it's just become an ideological fixation. >> >> reporter: he went on to say that republicans used to attack his law but at least come up with an alternative and couldn't see anything better out there now, republicans firing
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back. rory cooper said rather than engaging in partisan attacks president obama should work with republicans to help provide better health care options as republicans have consently suggested. cutting off funding and tying it into the potential government shutdown at the end of the fall, bottom line is the president made clear at this news conference today that if that happens he'll blame republicans for shutting down the government so we've got a big battle coming up at the end of the summer. >> ed asked the president about his pledge to bring justice to the terrorists behind the attacks on the u.s. outpost in benghazi, libya. the u.s. has filed the first criminal charges but has not arrested any suspects as far as we know now 11 months after the attack. the president responded, and i quote, i also said that we'd get bin laden and i didn't get him in 11 months but house
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republicans say the president is not doing enough. president obama talked about his relationship with russian president vladimir putin such as it is. trying to put a positive thing on it, the president insisted things are not as bad as they might look. hmm, that's a ringing endorsement. hello, jennifer griffin at the pentagon. >> reporter: well, after cancelling the summit and snubbing russia's president, vladamir putin, shep, mr. obama attempted a compliment. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language and he's got that kind of slouch looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom, but the truth is that when we're in conversations together, oftentimes it's very productive. >> reporter: u.s. officials said the issue of whistleblower edward snowden did not dominate the talks between secretary of state john kerry, defense secretary chuck hagel and their russian counterparts today. the president then announced he would not boycott the winter olympics in sochi next year, despite russia's discriminatory laws against gays. >> nobody is more offended than
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me by some of the anti-gay and lesbian legislation that you've been seeing in russia and one of the things i'm really looking forward to is maybe some gay and lesbian athletes bringing home the gold or silver or bronze which i think would go a long way in rejecting the kind of attitudes that we're seeing there. fanned russia doesn't have gay or lesbian athletes, then it will probably make their team weaker. >> reporter: another dig at russia's often shirtless leader. >> thanks. good weekend. the head of the international olympic committee says officials are waiting for russia to clarify how it might implement its anti-gay law before passing judgment. that law bans, quote, propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations and imposes fines on those holding gay pride rallies. the international olympic committee president said the
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russia government provided written assurances about the law but said some of those assurances are not clear. a man is accused of murdering his wife and posting a photo of her body on facebook along with one of the strangest status updates you've seen. that's coming up. plus, one of the most feared drug lords in history is getting out of prison, and wait till you find out why from the journalists of fox news on this friday "fox report." for amazing. saturday, the commander hub style blind and the big game stealth deluxe ladder stand are under $80 each. bass pro shops. your adventure starts here.
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most people use facebook to share pictures, keep in touch with friends and the like, but police in miami say one man used it to confess to killing his wife. the police tell us this hussein posted a photo of his wife's body on facebook after he shot and killed her. according to our research, this appears to be the first time someone used a facebook profile to confess to a murder. police say the suspect wrote on facebook, quote, i'm going to
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prison or death sentence for killing my wife. love you, guys. miss you, guys. take care. facebook people, you'll see me in the news. he went on to imply that he killed her because she repeatedly punched him during an argument. moments after that message showed up, we're told he posted this picture of his wife's contort the, bloodied body slumped on the floor. we've blurred the image obviously. a lot of people apparently saw it. it was online for hours before facebook took it down. police charged the husband with murder in the first degree, and by the way the husband has written a bunch of ebooks on topics such as spirituality and how to save marriage through communication. phil kating is in our florida newsroom this evening. this husband made a first appearance in court over closed-circuit television from jail. >> reporter: tonight he's on suicide watch in jail where he'll remain as the judge denied bail to the admitted killer. according to the arrest affidavit, medina claimed he and
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his wife got in an argument at home, he goes upstairs and gets his gun and she tells him, quote, she's leaving him, runs downstairs and grabs a knife. he says she began punching him when he shoots her multiple times. medina never once called 911 but went upstairs, changed clothes and then drove to his family's house. throughout all of this alfonso's 10-year-old daughter ran upstairs to his bedroom. medina posted this on facebook, this picture of him holding a pistol and this video of him "ain't no sunshine when she's gone," posted one money ago today. >> what would you want to see if he sees this? >> i love you and only god knows the reason that this happened. only god knows. >> reporter: and in this bizarre case neighbors not surprised at all that he is charged with
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killing his wife, calling him odd and strange. shep? >> phil keithing in south florida. by the way, facebook officials wouldn't comment on details of this incident but they did say this, that they disabled the page when facebook looked about the offensive content and then contacted authorities. this next guy, call him the grandfather of mexican cartels, the man whose legacy of crime gave so much to drug-fueled death and now he's about to walk out of prison a free man on a technality. he created a powerful drug network that later split into some of mexico's most feared drug cartels and essentially invented the system of shipping colombian cocaine through mexico into the united states. he also ordered the kidnapping, torture and murder of this drug enforcement agent back in 1985. the crime caused a rift in washington's relations with mexico. quintero has been in prison now
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for 28 years. we have an image of him from behind bars, but a mexican court has tossed his conviction for procedural reasons, the ruling that he was tried in the wrong court, federal instead of state. we haven't heard yet exactly when he'll walk free. a victim. ft. hood massacre says he dragged himself across the floor with gush-- with blood gushing from him head and another soldier played dead after being shot six times. that was some of the dramatic testimony as more victims faced the accused today. a plane crashed into a small neighborhood and the house went up in flames, that's next on "fox report." [ male announcer ] these days, a small business can save by sharing. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great.
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fox news has now confirmed a child is dead and so is the pilot of a small plane after it crashed this morning into a connecticut neighborhood and set two homes on fire. officials say one other child is still missing after the crash in east haven just a few blocks from an airport in new haven where that plane was planning to land. two children, ages 1 and 13, were reportedly among those -- in one of those homes at the time. one of the neighbors tells fox news after the plane hit he went into that house to look for the missing kids. >> i immediately just ran into the house. he said they were upstairs. i ran upstairs, and there was a crib and disturbing, flipped the crip over and looked thoroughly, looked in the other bed, under the bed and closet and there was nothing and ran downstairs and the fire really intensified and it was time to get out so we went out. we grabbed the mother. tough to get her out, but just kind of waited for the authorities. >> investigators are now looking into what caused the crash. the connecticut governor says
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the pilot had aborted one attempted landing already and was circling back around for a second try. well, one survivor of the ft. hood massacre testified today that when he was shot in the head, it felt like somebody hit him with a bat, and he said he then saw his own blood pouring from his skull as he tried to crawl away that. soldier was one of several witnesses to take the stand today at the military trial of the army major nidal hasan. major hasan is accused of murdering 13 soldiers and wounding more than 30 others during the shooting at ft. hood in texas. he's not denied his role, far from it, and his own lawyers say nidal hasan is trying to get the death sentence. casey stegall has been covering the trial for us and joins us live tonight. casey. >> reporter: the first week of this crucial court-martial is finally wrapped up and everyone will return here first thing monday morning. the prosecution has called 44
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witnesses. we know what happened on this military post 2009 was terrible but didn't know much else than that, that is until the stories started emerging from the witness stand. accounts of blood-soaked floors, people pleading for their lives before they were killed, even stories of heroism. multiple eyewitnesses told the court about retired chief warrant officer michael cahill and captain john gaffney and how they were shot dead trying to charge the gunman with a chair to stop him. hasan looked frail and emotionless sitting in his wheelchair and staring at the table the majority of the time asking very few questions and making very little eye contact with the people he is accused of shooting. shepherd? >> wow, casey, thanks. president obama says no. ed snowden is not a patriot for leaking all the classified government surveillance document. you'll hear the president's explanation, and we'll show you the city where thanks to ed snowden more than 1,000 jobs could be on the line. plus, the u.s. has ordered
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explosions in a capital city as a major muslim holiday does little to slow the violence that's been raging there for more than two years that. tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. syria, even during a festival marking the end of the month
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long fast of ramadan, fighting continued in the damascus suburb, but in the northern part of the capital some rebels took a break from the civil war for a traditional holiday sword fighting dance. locals say such celebrations have become rare since the uprising began two years ago. the united nations reports more than 100,000 people have died in the conflict. somalia, an ethiopian military plane crashed and burned at an airport in the capital city of mogadishu, killing four of the six crew members. officials say the plane missed the runway and hit the ground, setting off its cargo of ammunition. investigators are looking into what caused the crash. china, a dramatic rescue in the central province after a boy fell into a 100-foot deep gap between a well and the surrounding ground. the by's grandfather reportedly died trying to save him. fire fighters eventually dug a hole big enough to reach the boy. he's reportedly stable. angling, the art everywhere
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project kicked off in london. 22,000 posters and electronic billboards set up across the uk displaying 57 famous british artworks. organizers used facebook likes to pick them and that's wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. i'm shepherd smith. this is "the fox report." it's the bottom of the hour and the news. the president today said the nsa leaker ed snowden is no hero, just a man the justice department charged with three felonies and theft and espionage. the president's comments came this afternoon during a boyd-ranging news conference at the white house in which one reporter asked how the president, who once called snowden a hacker, would describe him now. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review
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of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. my preference, and i think the american people's preference, would have been for a lawful, orderly examination of these laws. >> this follows a meeting the president quietly held yesterday with civil liberties leaders and top executives from big-tech companies including apple and at&t. a white house official tells fox news that gathering was part of an ongoing dialogue the president wants to have about privacy and national security after all that uproar over snowden's leaks, and tonight there is new fallout in the wake of the snowden controversy. laura ingal live in our newsroom. >> reporter: a lot of jobs could be on the line at u.s. investigation services or usis where nsa leaker edward snowden's security report was reviewed. 1,500 employees work for isis in
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western pennsylvania. now the company housed a $200 million contract with the u.s. government to conducts and review background checks, which it could lose, if a federal investigation finds the company cut corners to boost production numbers. usis refusioned to comment but a future usis analyst who worked in grove city and did not want to be identified tells fox she was constantly pushed by her managers to get her work done fast, and if she couldn't, she was told to take background checks home to finish up. >> that kind of material should not be leaving the business where it's supposed to be done at. i mean, that definitely should have stayed underground or in the building. there was no reason to have us take that material home. >> reporter: and no word on when the investigation will wrap up. a spokesperson with the office of personnel management inspector general tells fox she can't give an estimate on how long a complex case like this
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could take. shep? >> laura, thanks. the u.s. has pulled non-emergency staffers out of lahore, pakistan, after what a spokesman calls a threat to the u.s. consulate there. the state department is also warning americans do not travel in pakistan. no word on when that consulate is to reopen. u.s. officials say that's mott in any way related to the terror threat that shut down 19 other diplomatic posts this week. the state department announced just a short time ago that 18 of those will reopen on sunday, but the embassy in yemen will remain closed. there's word the irs is still targeting tea party groups applying for tax-exempt status. that's according to house republicans. they say an irs agent told them that the agency still takes a closer look at tea party applications, but an irs spokesman insists it is not targeting groups based on their names. mike emanuel is live in d.c. tonight. motorcycle? >> reporter: shep, this information comes from a private interview with irs agents who talked about receiving a tea party application, quote, at this point i would send it to
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secondary screening political advocacy. the ways and means investigator asked so would you treat a tea party group application as a political advocacy case, even if there is no evidence of political evidence on the application, is that right? response, based on my current manager's direction uh-huh. a senate conservative offered this reaction. >> it's not only shock, but it shows that groups are still being singled out because of the way they approach issues, and there's a reason that the administration wanted to assure the american people this was no longer going on. it's because it's outrageous to do such a thing. >> today the irs said, quote, irs policy is now clear that screening is based on activist, not words in a name. house ways and means chairman dave camp calls this extra screening outrageous and wants it to stop immediately. shep? >> mike emanuel in d.c. tonight,
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thanks. today the president signed a bill to lower interest rates on million of student loans, at least for now. analysts say the average undergrad will save about $1,500 this year, but they point out that the new law links rates to the financial markets, so if the economy improves, interest rates could increase. the president used ten different pens and gave them out as souvenirs as is so on the case. he says it feels good to sign a bill and, quote, i haven't done this in a while. after four days of deliberations, still no verdict in the case of the accused mob boss whitey bulger, but now one of bulger's own lawyers is the subject of some controversy. prosecutors today asked a judge to reprimand this man, j.w. carney. they say the defense attorney tried to influence jurors by praising their diligence to reporters. he claimed he was just speaking in general terms, but prosecutors brought up what they called strange personal habits, including a moment yesterday when the attorney took off his
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shoes and socks, showing reporters his manicured toenails and eggplant colored nail polish. eggplant color. molly lions at the courthouse. i don't even know what that color is. what happened in court? >> reporter: a lot of interesting personalities involved in this case from killers with nicknames to, as you mentioned, the defense attorney with the purple toenail polish, but this is what prosecutors are upset about, headlines like this, whily's lawyer praised jurors and they are upset that they are speaking with the press and asked the judge to consider that as they go forward. the other big issue spoken about in court today was all that cash, the $800,000 that was seized when james "whitey" bulger was arrested in santa monica in 2011. many of the alleged victims' families over the years have tried to get compensation. bulger, through his attorney, has requested the money goes to two families of two victims actually killed in 1982, but today he agreed to relinquish that stash of cash and the judge
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will address the issue post verdict. now, jurors are taking the weekend off, and then deliberations will get started again on monday. shep? >> molly lions at the white house, thanks very much. some folks had assumed that the jurors would have reached a verdict by now, but as other high-profile mob cases show us, there's really no pattern. al capone was convicted of dodging taxes in eight hours, john gotti of murder, racketeering and a slew of other things in 13 hours, but his son john gotti jr. had four cases end in mistrials. deliberations in the fourth back in 2009 lasted 11 days. officials in switzerland are apologizing after oprah winfrey claimed a shop in zurich refused to show her a $38,000 handbag because the assistant assumed oprah winfrey could not afford it. in an interview with "entertainment tonight" oprah said it was clear that the shop assistant did not recognize her. a spokeswoman for the swiss tourism office said she was very
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sorry for what happened and said that, quote, we think all of our guests and clients should be treated respectfully, in a professional way. meanwhile, the bbc is reporting it tracked down that store owner who said the whole thing was just a big mix-up. quote, i have to admit that the employee is italian. of course, she speaks english, but not as well as her mother tongue. it was a real miscommunication. oprah is reportedly one of the world's richest women with an estimated net worth of nearly $3 billion. the ring would have been easy. a judge has sided with the singer usher after his ex-wife tried to get temporary custody of their two kids. the judge tossed out her emergency request which also called for decision-making authority. this latest child custody battle between the couple followed a scare earlier in the week at the grammy-award winner's home when the 5-year-old son got caught in a pool drain and real almost drowned. he was in the care of usher's aunt at the time. he reportedly remains hospitalized. dozens of dolphins are
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from new york to virginia seven times more than usual. scientists say the prime suspect in this is some sort of virus and one dead dolphin has already tested positive for it. wildfire alert now. more than a dozen homes are gone as fox reports tonight and crews are trying to gain an edge on a fire that is tearing through the mountains east of los angeles through the third day. here you can see a fireplace n and chimney where a home used to be and continuing up is all that remains of a car. there's the shell and not much else. the fire forcing families and more than 500 homes to pack up and get out. evacuation orders still in place, six people hurt. people in the air have seen this before. this is the second major wildfire just this summer to hit these very mountains some 90 miles east of los angeles. a report live from the evacuation zone in snow creek, california. >> reporter: then, it's taken a day of air attacks use dc-10s
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and helicopters containing just 25% of the fire. the acreage has increased 27 square miles, and it's been the strong unpredictable winds making it very difficult for the helicopters in particular to do their job. thank goodness we have two competing weather systems going on overhead here in the region. they have managed to turn the wind north, turning the fire back on itself, and that is helping the 1,600 fire fighters battling the blaze on the ground giving them a helping hand. >> the direction of the wind is what concerns us. right now if it holds to what it's doing it's burning back upon itself and allows us to get in there and actually put the fire out and put some line around it which is helpful for us. now, if the wind changes direction depending on what the high and low ends up winning over the ocean right now, that will tell what's going to happen to us in the future. >> reporter: and the uncertainty of where the wind is going to go is preventing people from returning to their homes to see the damage in the charred out areas. cal fire saying we don't know where the wind is going to go
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means we don't know if you can go back to your homes and see precisely what you've lost. could be saturday and maybe even as late as sunday. shep, back to you. >> i wonder why the winds are so erratic. let's get to chief meteorologist rick wright in the weather center. >> a lot of things can happen. weather systems are there and elevation change very rapidly in southern california with the mountains, marine layer and ocean temperatures and daytime heating across the land, that will constantly change the wind direction throughout the day and that's where we'll continue to see so you can get an exact handle on what the wind direction will be over the next couple of days. it will be gusting 25 to 35 miles per hour. temps into the low 90s right now, but take a look at what the trend is. it's not good. temperature-wise we start to see the temps climb throughout the weekend and in towards this coming week so temps are getting up in towards the 90s so no sign of rain. this fire that was there a couple weeks ago, rain coming.
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too much rain again across parts of oklahoma and in towards missouri. we'll continue to see the same pattern with the rainfall this. front stalls out here, and we'll continue to see much more rain coming throughout the upcoming weekend as well. the voices of fcc officials cracked with emotion today as they agreed to limit what companies can charge for phone calls that prisoners make from behind bars. phone rates from prison can fluctuate depending on the provider, the type of the call and the size of the prison, but they are almost always expensive. in fact, officials say some 15-minute calls cost family members $17. that's with all the extra fees that they tack on. this ruling is in response to a petition that inmates' families filed way back in 2003 after she struggled to pay her phone bills while her grandson was in jail. a judge is making some accused italian mobsters an offer they cannot refuse. he's taking away the order.
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the drastic measure is the only way to break the cycle of crime in the ma ii iia families. so far authorities have reportedly taken 15 teenagers from their relatives and put them in foster care. wow. dozens of children had to evacuate a day care center after a chemical fire tore through a nearby trucking facility. it happened in northeast ohio just outside akron this morning. according to police everyone got out of that child care center safely including some kids and staff who took busses to the local high school but a freight worker suffered a burn to the face. police say the fire cooled down in a couple of hours. pretty cool sight in the windy city, historic tall ships marked a military milestone. we'll go to chicago for that. and we're hearing from the
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one new jersey county may eventually have to put out a whole lot of help wanted signs after a group of employees became instant millionaires on wednesday night. 16 ocean county vehicles maintenance department workers are sharing one of the three winning powerball tickets. . >> superstorm sandy hit that
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area very hard. another new jersey store sold another winning ticket. yesterday during studio b we learned the identity of the third winner. the only one to come forward so far, an engineer from minnesota. he chose the lump sum option. that's a bit more than $58 million after taxes. a majestic fleet of tall ships has sailed to chicago's navy pier this weekend. the summer festival commemorates 200 years since tall ship naval warfare on the great lakes during the war of 1812. that, of course, lasted beyond 1812. visitors can experience everything from a tour to an actual cruise aboard one of the ships. garrett tenney got a hands-on look and is live at one of the ships on chicago's navy pier. >> reporter: hands on is that key word and that's what visitors have been doing all day. in addition to the cruises and tours, they are actually experiencing what it's like to be able to run the ropes and set
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the sails on these imaginetic vessels. this comes all the way from norway. this is one of the 14 ships here through the weekend and exoing back to the rich maritime history of the great lakes region. back 200 years ago you would have seen the ships out here on the water. right now there are 14. this is back -- back when wind and van cass sails was the power. now you've got all those boats with the engines that have come around. if anyone is looking at the ships and thinking, wow, that's really cool. i want to get one of those, one. it comes with an easy breezy couple million dollars. >> all right. the norwegian navy built that ship on which you're standing back in 1927. for sail training during world war ii. germans captured it and used it as a hotel for officers. after the war, the germans sank it but it was refloated in 1947.
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here's a way to avoid paying ridiculous rent in new york city. turn a dumpster into an apartment. the guy did just that in brooklyn. he tricked it out with a mini bar, a toilet, a shower and a bed. which sounds much more inviting than the bodies and cockroaches one usually finds in new york city dumpsters. the dumpster is brand new so he didn't have to scrub it as well. although he does have to duck whenever he goes inside. and the rent is only $3,000 a month. a bargain. hours ago a team of scientists in florence, italy, descended into a tomb. the goal, find real mona lisa. for the first time in 300 years, workers opened that tomb that lies beneath that basilica in florence. relatives are thought to be buried there. researchers say she may have modeled for leonardo da vinci when he painted the mona lisa in
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the early 1,500s. they say they will run dna tests on the remains of the tomb and they may try to reconstruct her skull. if you're in the mood for an ice cold one, there's now an app that will deliver a beer to you wherever you are. drone style. mmmm, drones! tony siragusa and'm training guys who leak a little, to guard their manhood with new depend shields and guards. the discreet protection that's just for guys. now, it's your turn. get my training tips at guardyourmanhood.com plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a new passat. [ dad ] 0% apr. 60 months. done and done.
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have just busted two travel giants. booking.com and expedia.com. they found those sites were pressuring hotels to offer the same raits on all travel sites, it harder to find discounts. today both sites agreed to relax those restrictions so that online rivals can lower the price for a nightly stay. before we go, our top five things of the day. number five, a new smart phobe app will let you show off your leftovers in case somebody nearby is hungry. number four, a bomb scare forced hundreds of tourists to evacuate the eiffel tower in paris. it happened and two hours later it reopened. number three, the dow fell more than 1%, its first losing week since june. number two, at a news conference today, the president pledged more oversight and transparency with our government surveillance programs and number one, tonight, the san diego county sheriff said a horseback rider spotted the missing teen hannah anderson hiking with her suspected kidnapper northeast of
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boise. the sheriff says the rider apparently did not know she was missing and that's the fox report's top five. on this day in 1986, the british rock group queen played its last concert with the iconic front man freddy mercury. queen had been around since 1970 but the band hit it big a few years later with mega hits including bohemian raps did i, we will rock you, and we are the champions. sponges are radio standards today. and by the 1980s, queen was one of the biggest and most successful rock groups anywhere on the planet number one hits, wore wide tours. just a few months after that show in london, doctors diagnosed fredry mercury with aids. in 1991 he died. but there was no time for losers because queen were the
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champions. 27 years ago today i hope have a great weekend. ♪ we are the champions "the o'reilly factor" is on tonight. >> unfortunately, rather than an orderly and lawful process, repeated leaks of classified information have initiated the debate in a very passionate but not always fully informed way. >> barack obama faces the press corps as his administration fights battles on several fronts. we'll grade the president's performance. >> i have broccoli a lot. me and broccoli, we got a thing going. >> late night tv appearances, frequent golf outings, posh vacations, all fodder for conservative critics of the president. are they